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[Carpe Cubana Tent]

Description: Photograph of a Carpe Cubana circus tent. The large tent is set up in a wooded area. Several people are visible sitting inside the tent.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Clowns of the Carpe Cubana Circus]

Description: Photograph of two clowns at the Carpe Cubana Circus. The clown on the left is dressed in over-sized clothing and a striped bow tie. He has a fake mustache on his upper lip, and his face is painted. His eyes are closed as he points toward the clown on the left, who is wearing the same costume.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Cuban Show]

Description: Photograph of the Carpe Cubana circus headquarters. Several people stand in front of the metal buildings. Debris and piles of raw materials are strewn across the front of the buildings.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Carpe Cubana Wire Walker]

Description: Photograph of a Carpe Cubana wire walker. The man is balancing with his arms stretched outward with a look of intense concentration on his face. He is wearing a white shirt and pants, with a dark-colored tie around his neck and matching cummerbund.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Portrait of Sabino Gomez and Friends

Description: Photograph of Sabino Gomez and two of his friends. Sabino stands to the far right. All three men are facing right and standing with their hands behind their backs, wearing tuxedos.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Adolph's Christmas Card

Description: Photograph of baby Adolph wearing a shirt-sleeved sweater. The portrait is taken from the waist up. The smiling baby facing left. The photograph is encased in a Christmas card with a green cover and back. The cover reads "Merry Christmas" in silver lettering, and features a small drawing of a pine tree.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Child Wearing Cowboy Hat

Description: Photograph of a small boy viewing several photographs in front of a house. He is standing behind a wrought iron gate wearing a cowboy hat, short-sleeved shirt and shorts.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Portrait of Child in Costume

Description: Photograph of a small boy saluting in military uniform. He stands in front of a patterned curtain with his right arm to his forehead and the other at his side. The uniform consists of a dark, double-breasted coat with a braided belt and dark slacks.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Codona Wheel Balancing

Description: Photograph of Codona Co. Auto and Truck Wheel Balancing in Walteria, California. The building is a one-story stucco with two large bays for vehicles on the left side and several twelve -pane rectangular windows on the front. Large lettering wraps around both visible sides of the building. A man stands outside of the business wearing a suit and tie. A hand-written inscription on the back in Spanish reads "This is Lalo and his friends' business. Walteria, Ca."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Portrait of Alfredo Abreu

Description: Photograph of Alfredo Abreu sitting on a cushioned bench. He is facing forward with both of his hands resting on the bench. One leg is bent and tucked underneath the other. He faces forward, wearing a white shirt-sleeved shirt with a pen in his front pocket, white belt, and white shorts. His short socks are marked with several stripes, and rise to his ankles from white athletic shoes.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Adolph Family On Christmas Morning

Description: Photograph of the Adolph children, Victoria Abreu's grandchildren, on Christmas morning. Both of the boys are sitting on the hearth facing away from the camera, leaning into the fireplace and wearing one piece pajamas with built-in feet. Two stockings hang above the fireplace and have the two children's names, Billy and Alan, written across them. A chalkboard with the words "Merry Christmas the Adolphs" lies on the back of a chair.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Portrait of Federica Abreu and Grandson

Description: Photograph of Federica Abreu with his grandson Alfredo. Federica is seated to the right of Alfredo, wearing a short-sleeved polka-dotted dress. Alfredo leans in towards his grandmother, looking up at her. He wears a white short-sleeved shirt with a pen in his pocket, white belt and white pants.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Two Women in Graveyard

Description: Photograph of two women standing to the right of an unmarked grave. Several other graves with the similar grave markers are nearby. Many cars are parked along a road behind the women. A large building with art-deco architectural details is visible behind the row of cars.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Bilito in Graduation Dress

Description: Photograph of Bilito and Victoria posing with an unidentified woman the day of Bilito's graduation. Bilito is dressed in a commencement cap and gown, and has his arms linked with Victoria, who stands to his left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Portrait of Mother and Sons

Description: Photograph of a mother and her two sons. The mother holds the younger song on her left side, while the older son sits to her right. Both boys wear collared shirts. The woman wears a dress with a scarf tied around her neck and earrings.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Couple in Front of Tent

Description: Photograph of a man and woman sitting together in front of a tent. The woman sits to the left of the man on a cloth-covered square object. She holds the man's hand with her right hand and supports his head with her left hand. The man is leaning in to the woman, carrying his hat and a piece of paper in both hands.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Friends of Sabino Gomez

Description: Photograph of Sabino Gomez and two of his friends. Both men wear matching white collared shirts with dark belts and pleated pants. They stand with their arms crossed behind their back, with their heels together, looking towards the woman on the stool. The woman wears a dress patterned with large butterflies and a necklace around her neck with two bracelets.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Toddler in High Socks

Description: Photograph of a toddler wearing a short-sleeved dress and socks that reach her knees. She is standing on a large wooden box and holding onto a smaller wooden crate for balance.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Male Acrobats]

Description: Photograph of two acrobats from Carpe Cubana Circus. Both men are dressed in matching long-sleeved leotards and lace-up boots. Behind the men, several tents and a single home are visible.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph